Oscura Second Shadow
By Surprise Attack Games
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Classic platforming meets modern design in a game built and optimised for touch controls.
The Driftlands are a gothic and frightening place at the best of times….And this is not the best of times. The Aurora stone has been stolen from the great Lighthouse by an unknown and shadowy creature. Without its light, the Driftlands will be destroyed.
Enter Oscura our highly unlikely hero. He is the keeper of the lighthouse, and possesses a mysterious eternally glowing hand. Oscura must travel the lands and gather the shards to restore the Aurora stone - before it is too late and darkness befalls on the whole universe.
CLASSIC PLATFORMING MEETS MODERN DESIGN
Inspired by early platformers from the 1990’s, Oscura delivers a stripped down platforming experience through the filter of modern game and art design.
BUILT FOR TOUCH
Built for touch devices from the ground up, Oscura: Second Shadow is optimised and designed around the capabilities and limitations of touch to ensure that the controls are never at fault.
DARK FAIRYTALE WORLD
Dive into the world of the Driftlands, where engineering meets nature and strange creatures stalk. With the Aurora stone shattered, Oscura’s glowing hand and the shards of the stone are the only light sources, creating a stark and beautiful silhouette art style.
HAUNTINGLY STYLIZED LEVELS
Journey through 20 challenging levels, each crafted by hand rather than using tile-sets.
AN UNLIKELY HERO
Slight of frame and without any weaponry or brute force, Oscura must rely on his wits and reflexes to avoid foes and hazards alike. He’s no hero, just doing his job.
CHALLENGES TO KEEP YOU COMING BACK
Completing levels is one thing, collecting all four stars for each level is quite another. Replay levels to perfect your run and beat the goals for time, collecting cogs, shards and getting through without dying.
Oscura: Second Shadow is a Universal App and is compatible with iPod 4, iPod 5, iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Mini Retina.
iOS 5.11 or later OS version is required.
Oscura: Second Shadow from Creator Ole Alfheim is a game by the Chocolate Liberation Front and is proudly presented by Surprise Attack Games - Remarkable Games from Independent Creators
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Don't be "duped" by the bad reviews
This game is way more fun than some of the misled reviewers might lead you to believe.
People see a silhouette style game and think it's gonna be like the one other one they are aware of. It's not limbo or badland and doesn't claim to be. Its an entertaining, dark platform game along the lines of Mario. Very imaginative and creative but somewhat difficult at the same time. The guidelines for acquiring 4 stars each level are tough to say the least, but the challenge is reasonable and adds to the fun of the game. The controls are fun once you get the hang of them, however the visible design of the controls on the screen do take away from the visual aesthetic of the game design at times (which isn't jaw dropping but cool enough to leave an ambient impression). Anyway, if you like the simple old school platform games with a spooky modern twist I highly recommend you buy this game.
Good, but glitchy
Having played the first game that was removed from the App Store, I was excited to see this new one.
I love the art, and gameplay is good, but there are still some glitches, the physics seem a bit odd, and overall it feels like it wasn't completely finished yet. I hope to see updates fixing these issues in the future, because this is a good game.
Fun and entertaining
If you read reviews read this one this game is worth every cent I love the interface and reading previous reviews I was going to skip this game but I tried it and I must say it is a solid ios platform title
- Category: Games
- Released: Jun 26, 2014
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 51.9 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Surprise Attack Pty Ltd
- © 2014 Surprise Attack Pty Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation). This app is optimized for iPhone 5.